Whilst away on holiday last week a short but interesting twitter conversation happened about recruitment of testers. It was between Anna Royzman, John Stevenson and Dr Mohinder Khosla.
When recruiting software testers many hiring managers often look for the impossible candidate who can do everything. These people don’t exist yet many hiring managers continue to place job adverts that seek out these candidates. What follows are 5 ways that will help you to create effective adverts for recruiting software testers When I […]
It’s very easy when recruiting to rush in to a decision about hiring somebody, especially so when you haven’t been inundated with a significant number of good candidates. Be cautious though when making a decision and be sure that you’ve truly explored the options open to you. It’s sometimes better to delay a hire […]
A certification is not a marker of excellence. I can say this categorically from the viewpoint of someone hiring testers. It’s a viewpoint often ignored, dismissed and unheard by those extolling the virtues of the certification as an effective tool for hiring. I’ve interviewed 100s of testers and I’ve yet to see any direct link […]